Member News (5/3/18)

By | 2018-05-04T13:01:21+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

Daily Progress hires new publisher Peter Yates, a longtime Virginia newspaperman, will take the reigns as publisher of the Daily Progress, the paper announced this past Tuesday. Yates replaces Robert Jiranek, who served as publisher of [...]

Member News (4/26/18)

By | 2018-04-30T18:36:25+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

Winchester Star names new managing editor, begins publishing new magazine The Winchester Star has named a new managing editor and has begun publishing a new quarterly magazine. Cynthia Cather Burton will serve as the Star's [...]

Member News (4/19/2018)

By | 2018-04-20T15:34:16+00:00 April 20th, 2018|

Two VPA members win Pulitzers, one named as finalist Two Virginia Press Association members received Pulitzer Prizes this week and a third was named as a finalist. The Daily Progress won in the Breaking News Photography category [...]

Member News (4/5/18)

By | 2018-04-05T19:50:44+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

News Leader president, publisher leaving Roger Watson, publisher and president of the News Leader in Staunton, is leaving the newspaper and his position will not be filled. "It has been a great privilege to be able to [...]

Member News (3/29/18)

By | 2018-03-30T12:52:59+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

Two Virginia Weeklies Shut Down  Virginia will lose two more weekly newspapers. The Herald-Progress and The Caroline Progress published their final editions today, the papers' owner, Lakeway Publishers, announced in a press release. The Herald-Progress has been in operation for more [...]

Member News: 3/22/18

By | 2018-03-22T17:36:25+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|

Longtime RTD employee retires  Claudia Cronin-Andrews, a 45-year employee of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, retired from the newspaper last week. Since 2005, Cronin-Andrews served as publisher Tom Silvestri's administrative assistant. Previously, she worked in "circulation, the Richmond News [...]

Member News (3/8/18)

By | 2018-03-14T12:45:39+00:00 March 14th, 2018|

Ogden Newspapers to buy Byrd Newspapers Ogden Newspapers has announced that it intends to purchase Byrd Newspapers, ending more than 120 years of newspaper ownership by the Byrds in the Shenandoah Valley. The sale will [...]

Member News (3/1/2018)

By | 2018-03-02T14:33:43+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

VPA member papers nominated for national awards Five Virginia newspapers were recently nominated for awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors. Reporters from the Daily Press, Roanoke Times, Daily Progress, Richmond Times-Dispatch and the Virginian [...]